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Manager, Community Operations
As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.
Under the direction of the Director, the Manager, Community Operations, plans and manages the administration of financial assistance programs that support community governments in Nunavut. The programs include the following: Block Funding Assistance, Grant-in-Lieu of Property Taxes, Municipal Equalization Grant, Community Development Fund, Municipal Funding Assistance Program, Land Administration Funding, and the Water/Sewage program. The Manager is responsible to ensure the delivery of the Community Operations section for the municipal governments in Nunavut and assist with identifying additional community resources to ensure community capacity building. The position also provides leadership in determining ongoing community financial status and towards identifying needs where positive change is required.
The Manager reviews the funding formula provided to municipal governments for their municipal operations. Plan and manage the receipt, critical review, risk and cost-benefit assessment of proposals and applications submitted by territorial coordinators on behalf of municipal governments, and other eligible community organizations for funding under the GN grans and contributions related program initiatives.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations, theories and principals, concepts and standards relating to policy development, implementation and monitoring, proven leadership skills, strong organizational and time management skills, facilitation skills along with strong interpersonal skills, excellent computer skills including proven knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point and a working knowledge or a variety of software packages to include accounting software, electronic mail and internet.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are typically obtained through a recognized degree in Public Administration or Commerce or related field with minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in program and financial management, supervising and managing staff and budgeting in a Municipal/Provincial or Territorial environment, and experience in conducting evaluations and analyzing municipal financial data.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.